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Common – Time Travelin’ (A Tribute To Fela)


Download clean vinyl LP flac mp3 audio song by Common and this music is titled “Time Travelin’ (A Tribute To Fela) ft. Vinia Mojica, Femi Kuti, Roy Hargrove”.

Actually this wonderful track is popped out of his R&B/Soul, Hip-Hop/Rap album which is titled ‘Like Water for Chocolate’ and was released in the year 2000.


Listen up below with full lyrics.



Yo what’s happening?

It’s the C-double-O and I’m back again

Take this back and then, tell a friend

Spaces and places you been, time travelin

Time travelin

Yo, I was a piano player in my last lifetime

Now I write rhymes, sip white wine and let my light shine

Out the dark space, with the world on my mind like Scarface

Though my sex drive like a car chase

More than a uhh, it’s the piece of mind I chase

Stakes are high, like my uncle is

We both got problems, he never confronted his

Under the bridge I wrote, some shit to stay afloat

And paint a picture, raw like the first coat

Send my old man a note to keep his phone on

My little cuz’ll know cheap tricks are homegrown

Travel to a place sweeter than home, listenin to Nina Simone

Repeat this psalm, to the sky I’m keepin my palms

Facin the east, actions macin the beast

Embracin the streets, my guy caught a case cuz he beat

His lady down, it’s two-thou

That ain’t the way we lay it down

Souls get, found and lost at the roads they cross

Many paid dues, but few knew the costs

I ran through the Moss like Randy

Touching down with God, close friends, and family

Recognize the voice in the wilderness

Com Sense, ’92 and I’m still in this

Time travelin, took my time in hand

My rhyme learn and plan

Jealousy, money and pride can burn a man

Some walk but never learn to stand

Still, afraid to expand what they feel

I’m dealin wit, wakes, marriages

ATM’s, Ericsson’s

Loud niggas that whisper carelessness

If we livin in Revelation

Why should the people of the sun have to run?

Come to Esau in a year, he’ll have freedom

He ask why I hadn’t been to see him

Really, I ain’t have a good reason

He said, “Rah, give back what you receivin”

In a race against time, I was caught

In the same game as you, but long live the sport

It’s time travelin

It’s the C-double-O and I’m back again

Take this back and then, tell a friend

Spaces and places you been

Time travelin time travelin